Western Mountains and High Plains

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey

National News

National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...

Reblooming Azaleas

Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...

Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields

Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...

Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos

Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...

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In the Garden


Grasshoppers Begone

Lurking among the fine crop of romaine lettuce is the nemesis of gardener and farmer alike. He or she has no regard for all the hard work I've put in to nurturing the garden through the seasons -- it's just an all-you-can eat buffet that's open...
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Web Finds

University of California IPM Online More and more of us are interested in using integrated pest management methods to control pests...

Favorite or New Plant

Blue Velvet Honeysuckle When I relocated to the western slope of Colorado, I brought along one of my favorite honeysuckle...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest Vegetables Frequently
  • Prepare for Frost
  • Check Plants for Hitchhiking Pests
  • Fertilize Cool Season Grasses
  • Plant Bulbs

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